Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

The broadening of assisted suicide access to individuals solely suffering from mental illness has officially been delayed by one year to March 17, 2024, though voices are rising to scrap any expansion altogether. 

For 25 years, NCBC has brought the liturgy home

Like father, like daughter.

Dr. Lauretta Frederking credits listening to her father David Conklin’s lectures as a professor at the University of Western Ontario (now Western University) — he specialized in business, economics and public policy — for sparking her interest in becoming an educator. And she credits her mother, Marilyn, for instilling within her an unquenchable thirst to always be learning. 

When it comes to caring, for people experiencing cancer, death in the family or other trauma, their church is often where they can turn for support. But when it comes to sexual abuse and trafficking, many feel that’s the last place they can seek comfort.

The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board has developed a host of protocols to raise awareness about the dangers of sex trafficking. 

One of the most popular Catholic apps in the world, according to various online metrics, Hallow is poised to soar even higher this Lenten season.

After 74 years of service, Catholic Family Services (CFS) of Hamilton will close its doors on April 30. 

The legislative effort to delay broadening MAiD eligibility to individuals solely afflicted with a mental illness by a year is forging ahead, but there are signs Canadians are not comfortable with moving forward.

Despite confronting formidable economic headwinds due to the highest inflation rates to hit Canada in 40 years, ShareLife’s parish fundraising campaign in 2022 came just shy of hitting its target.

Bill C-39, legislation that would delay by one year the expansion of assisted suicide to those suffering solely from mental illness, passed the House of Commons on Feb. 15